Synopses & Reviews
Fiction. The twelve stories in FROM HERE explore the dislocations and intersections of people searching, running away, staying put. Their physical and emotional landscapes run the gamut, but in the end, they're all searching for a place to call home.
About the Author
Jen Michalski's novel, The Tide King, was published by Black Lawrence Press (2013; winner of the Big Moose Prize). She is the author of two collections of fiction, Close Encounters (So New, 2007), and FROM HERE (Aqueous Books, 2013), as well as a collection of novellas, Could You Be With Her Now (Dzanc Books, 2013). In 2013, she was named one of "50 Women to Watch" by The Baltimore Sun and won a "Best of Baltimore" for "Best Writer" from Baltimore Magazine. Her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the founding editor of the literary quarterly, jmww; co-host of the monthly reading series, The 510 Readings in Baltimore; and she interviews writers at The Nervous Breakdown.